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Lamorinda weekend reading

By Jonathan Morales
Friday, June 25th, 2010 at 4:36 pm in Crime, Lafayette, Lamorinda, Moraga, Orinda, Schools, Sports.

In case you missed it this week:

One of the two men injured in an Orinda electrical accident this month died Wednesday. The other is still in the hospital in serious condition. Funds have been set up to help both mens’ families pay medical bills.

The Acalanes school board approved a budget that, thanks in large part to voters, is balanced. Meanwhile, the Lafayette School District board has taken the first step toward another parcel tax.

Swim coaches at Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club in Orinda pulled an eight-year-old out of the pool and resuscitated him.

Moraga will get the search for Mike Segrest’s replacement free of charge. Search firm says interviews will be confidential. Meanwhile, Segrest is a finalist for the South Lake Tahoe city manager position.

A Lafayette woman used a window to escape from a two-alarm fire at her house.

The people who robbed a Walnut Creek convenience store may be responsible for a similar incident in Lafayette.

A San Ramon football player, at St. Mary’s College for a summer camp, broke his legs, wrists and arms when he tried to use a coaxial cable to lower himself from a fourth-floor dorm to a third-floor one.

Orinda gets ready to blow out 25 candles. Trivia question (respond in the comments): Orinda was the last Lamorinda city to incorporate; when did Lafayette and Moraga do so? Bonus question: What’s the difference between a city and a town?

Finally, this happened:

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